Go glam in Gugs at the 4th annual Gugulethu Wine and Lifestyle Festival. This unique event brings you three days of fabulous music food and drinks.
It’s not called a wine festival for nothing! Do the Tasting Trail and sample your way through over 60 wines from various estates, including the unique Township Winery. There will be a showcase of rosé especially for summer, and you can brush up on your wine expertise with masterclasses from some of the Cape’s best local winemakers. If you prefer beer, you can indulge in a specialty beer range from SAB Miller. Catch a ride in a Bos Iced Tea tuk-tuk to the Bos marquee to taste their newly-launched tea flavours. Some other top brands that will be there to quench your thirst include Distell, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Absolut Vodka, Valpre Spring Water and Coca Cola.
The extra features
There will be cooking demonstrations, an interactive ‘build your own burger’ experience and a hipster village filled with food trucks. Be consumed with desire as you check out car displays from VW and more, and there’s even a best-dressed woman competition – which has a whopping R30,000 prize up for grabs. There will be other contests and freebies available over the course of the weekend.
Music is at the heart of the festival. Local DJs will bring you cool sounds all weekend long. Be sure to check out the Bos Iced Tea stage for all the musical action. Catch live performances by singer, Zoë Modiga, Vuyo ‘Tso’ Myoli, Afro-operatic pop sensations, the Gugulethu Tenors and CODA Africa with Zami on vocals. Expect laid-back jazz tunes on Sunday as well as the fantastic Bambanani Marimba Band.
Photography courtesy Gugulethu Wine Festival and The Real Jenty